CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE PIE

 

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  • Servings: 8
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Ingredients

  • 12 oz. cream cheese
  • 4 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 eggs
  • whipped cream for decorating
  • chocolate curls for decorating
  • For the crust:
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup crushed amaretti cookies (if unavailable, use all graham cracker crumbs for a total of 1 1/2 cups)
  • 6 tablespoos butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. Place a baking sheet in the oven and preheat to 350' F
  • 2. For the crust, mix the crumbs and butter in a bowl.
  • 3. With a spoon, press the crumbs evenly over the bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie pan. Bake for 8 minutes. Let cool. Keep the oven on.
  • 4. With an electric mixer, beat the cheese and cream together until smooth. Beat in teh sugar, cocoa and cinnamon until blended.
  • 5. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating just enough to blend.
  • 6. Pour into the pie shell and bake on the hot sheet for 25-30 minutes The filling will sink down as it cools. Decorate with whipped cream and chocolate curls.

Notes

My 16 yr old daughter and her friend got this recipe from a book called Cookies, Pies, Breads & Tarts. It was easy enough for them to make this and tastes wonderful. Sorry I don't have a picture of it, but it was half gone before I even saw it.

Categories: Cheesecake 

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